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Six Reasons Why Wool is Great For Summer (but Really, Any Time of the Year)

Wool is a timeless textile that has been around for centuries and evokes feelings of warmth and coziness as much as it does sophistication and class. In addition to wearing wool, you’ve likely heard or seen it used in a variety of other applications like carpets, blankets, furniture and upholstery, bedding, fertilizer and insulation to name a few. That’s because of the many qualities that lend to its durability and versatility as both a fashion textile and industrial material. Wool will never go out of style and this has surely been long-proven. I’m drawn to wool for its incredible texture, variety of uses, and history. It’s an eco-friendly material that is biodegradable, renewable and can be easily recycled and repurposed. Burel wool...

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Materials Spotlight | Burel Wool

The quality and history of the textiles I use is very important to me. When I started Maragold Designs, I promised myself that quality is something I would never compromise. The story of the materials with which I design become naturally infused into the design itself and that is in turn shared with you. I find the history of Burel wool empowering and from it emerges a larger message - where there is a will, there’s a way and doing things the right way will prevail in the end. I could use any wool from anywhere in the world and it would still be wool. However, it’s the story of Burel wool from Portugal that makes it special, and one that I hope...

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